The central bank appears to be inflicting more pain on the economy than is necessary to slow job growth.
A slowing economy, a weakening job market and the likelihood of political gridlock will take their toll on stocks.
Trading volume remains the missing ingredient that prevents me from confirming this rally as the 'real thing.'
An oversold bounce is no surprise, but how long will it last?
The market did need a three-day weekend, but beware beware of the old Wall Street adage, 'Short weeks are always long.'
The jobs numbers themselves are enough to keep the Fed committed to hiking.
There will be an inclination for some short covering to close out the week, and the jobs report is going to be the excuse.
How the markets react to Friday morning's jobs numbers will be interesting.
After Powell's speech Friday, there's a lot to zero in on ahead of the Labor Day weekend.
There are a lot of other major stories besides Powell's speech that investors need to keep an eye on.